SURVEYS THE REGIONS'S GEOGRAPHY, HISTORY, AGRICULTURE, NATURAL RESOURCES & PRESENT DAY CULTURAL RESOURCES. NOTES THE FAR WEST'S ENORMOUS GROWTH & COMMERCIAL EXPANSION IN RECENT DECADES.20:32:33The Far Western States 00244 black and white20:33:48Death Valley20:34:18California version of Levittown - suburbs going up in new areas20:35:15A few shots of California gold towns20:35:32CU Cutting into trunk of huge tree20:36:40Fall of giant redwood20:41:20"California is the greatest... Topics: united states, geography
NO MORE ROAD TRIPS? (Rick Prelinger, 2013, 79 min.), a dream ride through 20th-century America made entirely from home movies, asks whether we've come to the end of the open road. Have we reached "peak travel"? Can we still find fortune (and ourselves) on the highway? Are we nomads or stay-at-homes? A journey from the Atlantic Coast to California made from a collection of 9,000 home movies, NO MORE ROAD TRIPS? reveals hidden histories embedded in the landscape and seeks to blend the... Topics: road trips, home movies, automobiles, travel, highways, landscape, geography, peak oil, peak...
Compilation of historical footage showing life, labor and landscape in Detroit, Michigan (1919-1970s). First shown at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on November 3, 2011. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Detroit, Michigan, archival footage, landscape, cultural geography, labor, African Americans
Compilation of historical images of Detroit, Michigan (1917-1970), edited by Rick Prelinger for presentation at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on February 10, 2010. If you have historical film footage of Detroit that I might be able to use for future Lost Landscapes programs, I'd like to hear from you. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: detroit, michigan, cities, urban geography, landscape, urban history